Sujata Tamang, PhD

Sujata Tamang, PhD


Policy Analyst Gender Relations in Agriculture

Sujata Tamang, PhD Ms. Tamang is a PhD graduate from the school of social science, University of New South Wales (2019), Sydney, Australia. She also holds Masters degrees from UNSW (2012) and Tribhuwan university (2011).

Her current research is in the areas of feminsation of local communities linking with rural livelihoods and food security. She has been involved with ForestAction Nepal on research and policy analysis as well and capacity building activities within Agriculture theme. Her areas of interests include; participatory action research, gender and social inclusion, rural livelihoods, women in agriculture, development and planning and Indigenous knowledge.


Tamang, S. (2018). The feminisation of local communities and its impact on food security in rural Nepal. Ph.D. Thesis, The University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia (unpublished).

Ojha, H.R., Shrestha, K.K., Subedi, Y.R., Shah, R., Nuberg, I., Heyojoo, B., Cedamon, E., Rigg, J., Tamang, S., Paudel, K.P. and Mall, Y. (2017). ‘Agricultural land underutilisation in the hills of Nepal: Assessing socio-environmental pathways of change’. Journal of Rural Studies 53: 56-172.

Paudel, K.P., Kathayat, D & Tamang, S. 2014, ‘Agriculture of Karnali region and its future’, In Ghimire et al., 2014, Karnali, Community Development Organization, Kathmandu (book chapter).

Tamang, S., Paudel, K.P. & Shrestha, K. K. 2014, ‘Agricultural (in) justices: Feminization of agriculture works and its impact on food security in Nepal’, Journal of Forest and Livelihood, (in press).

Paudel, K.P., Tamang, S., Shrestha, K. K. & Shah, R. 2014, ‘Transforming land and livelihoods: Analysis of agriculture land abandonment in the mid hills of Nepal’, Journal of Forest and Livelihood, (in press).

Paudel, K.P., Bhattarai T. & Tamang S. 2013, krishi bikash radaniti bartaman abastha ra nagarik prastab (agriculture development strategy: current situation and civil society’s perspective), Discussion paper, ForestAction Nepal.

Tamang, S. & Paudel K.P. 2012. Agroforestry practices in changing rural landscapes in Nepal, In the Third international conference on conservation agriculture in Southeast Asia, Hanoi, the Feminisation of agricultural work, climate change and food security, proceeding of third.

Paudel K.P., Dahal D., Thapa S. & Tamang S. 2012. Agroforestry, land abandonment in middle hills of Nepal: an opportunity to reinvigorate agroforestry to improve food security, In the Proceeding of Third International Conference on Conservation Agriculture in Southeast Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Paudel, K.P. Bhattarai, P. & Tamang, S. 2011. Review of policies and programme of food security and agriculture in Nepal, WOREC, Kathmandu Nepal.

Tamang, S. 2012. Impact of remittance economy on agricultural dependent rural women: A study on impact of migration on Tamang women in Manedanda Lalitpur, Nepal, research report submitted to Social Inclusion Research Fund (SIRF), SNV Nepal.

Tamang, S. 2011. Feminization of agriculture works and its impact on health status of women and their family health, Masters Thesis, Patan Multiple campus, Tribhuwan University, Nepal (unpublished).

Tamang, S. 2011, ‘krishima narikaram ra yesko asarharu (feminization of agriculture works and its impact’, Hamro Ban Sampada, vol. 8, no. 3, ForestAction, Nepal.

Paudel, KP., Dhital, M. & Tamang S. 2010, Food Security in Karnali: Scoping the Food System, Agriculture and Local Livelihoods, study report, Forest Action and Care Nepal.

Tamang, S. 2008. Income, expenditure and general health conditions of elderly widows in Eastern Chitwan, Bachelor Dissertation, Saheed Smriti Multiple campus, Tribhuwan University, Nepal (unpublished).

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